Monthly Archives: November 2016

Jodie Foster To Star In Thriller ‘Hotel Artemis’

Jodie Foster has signed on to star in Drew Pearce’s directorial debut, Hotel Artemis.   Hotel Artemis is based on an original script by Pearce, who wrote Iron Man 3 and Mission Impossible: Rogue

Man Apprehended In San Francisco Theater After Reports Of Gunman

San Francisco police says a man is in custody and a handgun has been recovered from inside a movie theater that was evacuated after officials received reports of a possible gunman. No

‘Manchester By The Sea’ Named 2016’s Best Film By National Board Of Review, Complete Winners List

Manchester by the Sea has been named the best film of the year by the National Board of Review.  Casey Affleck should be Oscar-bound for a brilliant performance in the film.   The organizational

‘Rogue One’ Leads Biggest Ticket Presales Day of 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is already drumming up Death Star-sized business one day after going on sale. MovieTickets.com says that the film led the site to the biggest presales day of

Matt Lauer Nabs $20 Million Payday to Extend ‘Today’ Contract

Matt Lauer is going to be staying at “Today” for awhile longer — and with a healthy paycheck.   The co-host of NBC’s morning show has snagged a reported $20 million annual payday

Leah Remini’s New A&E Series Is Mission Impossible And Boring Retread, Pardon Us, We’ve Heard It All Before

What was billed and promoted by the A&E Network as groundbreaking, was nothing but more of the same.  Arrogant crusader-in-chief Leah Remini found herself again playing the victim, something that is not

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Adds ‘Rent’ Alum Anthony Rapp And Doug Jones, ‘Hellboy’

Two more are coming onboard Star Trek: Discovery.  Anthony Rapp (Rent) and Doug Jones (Hellboy) have joined the cast of CBS All Access’ forthcoming TV reboot.   Rapp will play Lt. Stamets, an

Kathleen Kennedy Says There Will Be No ‘Rogue One’ Sequel

Things aren’t looking good for Jyn Erso or the rest of her Rogue One: A Star Wars Story comrades. According to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, no matter how well the first stand-alone

Bradley Cooper To Star In Black List D-Day Action Film ‘Atlantic Wall’

Bradley Cooper is set to star in an historical action flick from “The Accountant” director Gavin O’Connor.  Imperative Entertainment will produce “Atlantic Wall,” a Black List script they developed with writer Zach

Keo Woolford, Actor On ‘Hawaii Five-0,’ Dies At 49 Following A Stroke

Keo Woolford, an actor on Hawaii Five-0 who wrote, directed and produced the uplifting 2013 independent film The Haumana, has died. He was 49.  Woolford died Monday at a hospital in Oahu,